Cold Case Hammarskjöld + Q&A
Days after its UK premier at the BFI London Film Festival, The Frontline Club, Doc Society and BBC Storyville invite you to a special screening of this captivating, unusual and intriguing political thriller by Danish filmmaker Mads Brügger.
Cold Case Hammarskjöld, is a controversial investigation into the mysterious plane crash over Zambia that killed idealistic U.N. General Secretary Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961 as he was attempting to negotiate a ceasefire in the Congo . Winner of the 2019 World Cinema Documentary Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, this documentary has been described at “provocative”, “singular” and “jaw-dropping”.
Followed by a discussion with the film’s lead investigator and producer Andreas Rocksén.
“It’s impossible to emerge from this film without being shaken to your core. Mission accomplished: mind blown.” – Washington Post
“Cold Case Hammarskjöld may be the most unusual and upsetting film you’ll see this year.” – Time Out